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Monday Update 5-25-15

These are some posts from the later part of last week in case you missed them:
Story: "Touching Scenes"
Memorial Day from the Horse's Mouth
Marriage Equality in Ireland
Scrabbling for Language
Read "Peace Ties" by Dialecticdreamer
Crayon History
Complaint Bingo
Diversity Dolls
BINGO: blackout
Wellness Toolbox Bingo Card 5-20-15

This week's bonus fishbowl went well.  I have posted all the sponsored poems, and sent backchannel copies to prompters for the others.

Poetry in Microfunding:
"The Whole Universe Surrenders" is from the Damask thread of Polychrome Heroics.  It features Damask and Macavity attempting to deal with a litter of superkittens.  "These Tiny Little Steps" belongs to Frankenstein's Family.  When Adam is seven and a half, he's a handful for his fathers to keep up with.

Torn World writing update:
Approved as canon: "Unicorns on Parade" "Spruce Deer" "Wandering the Heights" (poetry).  Back to me for edits: "Winterheart" (parts 2-3), "Stinging Like Nettles"  "Off the Clock" (poetry).  Currently in front of the canon board: "Ghost Bat" (nonfiction). Drafted: "Like Ash Before the Wind," "From Dark to Bright," "The Inappropriate But Useful Disposal of Lettuce" "A Thin Red Trail" (fiction), "Changes in the Wind" (poetry), "Southern Breads" "Tangleweed Article" (articles), Jularei (character sheet).  In revision at home: "Water Dance," "When the Wind's Teeth Sing," "Raining Kittens," "Finding the Holes," "Broken Hopes," "Brewing Beauty," "Little Paws in the Licenses" (fiction), "The Smallest Invaders," "Raising the Future" "Beach Pies" "Unsolid Ground" "Riding from the Rescue" (poetry).  Currently writing: "Catch of the Day," "A Cold Clear Night" (fiction).

Weather here is warm, and it rained last night.  Sweet alyssum, honeysuckles, peonies, iris, poppies, torenia, blue lobelia, marigolds, and petunias are blooming.  Mulberries, black raspberries, and apples have green fruit.  I have a whole new batch of plants to set out, just planted the grasses today.
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